Squantz Pond Boat Launch

New Fairfield

A view from the Squantz Pond boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Squantz Pond Boat Launch


Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: Shortwoods Road, New Fairfield
Directions: Located west off Route 39 in Squantz Pond State Park.
Lake Area: 270 Acres
Regulations: Vessels launching from State boat launch are prohibited from using a motor or combination of motors in excess of 25 HP. Larger motors may be attached but the propeller must be removed and the motor inclined out of the water or as high as possible. No motorized vessels may land or unload passengers or equipment on DEP owned property outside of the launch area. 45 mph daytime limit, 25 mph limit from ½ hour after sunset to ½ hour before sunrise. M.S.D. (toilet) on vessels shall not be capable of overboard discharge.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (ct.gov) 
Docks: None
Toilets: Pit (Year Round)
Parking Spaces: 25
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Plank
ADA Accessible: Yes
Additional Info:

Squantz Pond State Park

Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (ct.gov), (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

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The entrance to the Squantz Pond boat launch.

The access road to the Squantz Pond boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Squantz Pond boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Squantz Pond boat launch.

The parking area for the Squantz Pond boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 25, 2023